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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:17 pm    Post subject: Wheatley, J.W. Reply with quote


Name: J W Wheatley
Age: 33
Date of Death: Friday 20 December 1918
Rank: Engineman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit/Ship/Squadron: H.M.S. Gunner.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. '5070/ES'
Cemetery/Memorial: Tayport Cemetery Grave Reference: G. 207.

Additional Info. Husband Of Davina Wheatley Of 38 Cowgate, Tayport.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:19 pm    Post subject: Berry, James I. Reply with quote


Name: James Imrie Berry
Age: 20
Date of Death: Sunday 31 March 1918
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 9th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 18428
Cemetery/Memorial: Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: IX. B. 9.

Additional Info. Son of James and Helen Berry of Cupar Rd. Tayport, Fife. Brother Robert Pearson Berry also fell.
Headstone in France reads 'He Left His Home and Kindred All For His Country's Sake'."
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:21 pm    Post subject: Briggs, Andrew. Reply with quote


Name: Andrew Briggs
Age: 19
Date of Death: Monday 09 April 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 8th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. S/16344
Cemetery/Memorial: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery. Souchez, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: XV. N. 20

Additional Info. Son of Robert and Margaret Roark Briggs.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:22 pm    Post subject: Brown, Robert. Reply with quote


Name: Robert Brown
Age: Not Recorded
Date of Death: Thursday 25 April 1918
Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Regiment/Service: Worcestershire Regiment
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 1st Bn.
Honours/Awards: Military Medal and Croix de guerre
Service No. 9333
Cemetery/Memorial: Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, France. Grave Reference: II. J. 6.

Additional Info. Son of Peter and Elspeth Berry Brown.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:24 pm    Post subject: Cairney, George S. Reply with quote


Name: George Sneddon Cairney
Age: 24
Date of Death: Tuesday 06 June 1944
Rank: Bombardier
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 76th Field Reg't.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 907633
Cemetery/Memorial: Hermanville War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: I. D. 8.

Additional Info. Son of Robert Aitken Cairney and Ann Sneddon Cairney of Tayport. Husband of Agnes B Cairney.
Brother Jack also fell.
Headstone in France reads 'We Shall See Our Beloved Again If We Be Worthy Of Him'"
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:26 pm    Post subject: Cairney, John G.S. Reply with quote


Name: John (Jack) George Sneddon Cairney
Age: 25
Date of Death: Thursday 07 January 1943
Rank: Third Engineer Officer
Regiment/Service: Merchant Navy
Unit/Ship/Squadron: S.S. Benalbanach (Leith)
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Cemetery/Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial, London Grave Reference: Panel 16.

Additional Info. Son of Robert Aitken Cairney and Ann Sneddon Cairney of Tayport. Brother George also fell.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:27 pm    Post subject: Cook, Robert W. Reply with quote


Name: Robert Watson Cook
Age: 21
Date of Death: Between 28th May and 28th June 1940
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 1st Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 2755899
Cemetery/Memorial: Chateau-Dolonne Churchyard, Vendee, France. Grave Reference: Grave 7.

Additional Info. Son of James Elizabeth Cook of Tayport. Headstone in France reads 'Too Dearly Loved To Be Forgotten In Silence We Remember. Mother'
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:29 pm    Post subject: Cook, Thomas. Reply with quote


Name: Thomas Cook
Age: 37
Date of Death: Thursday 13 September 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 11th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 20960
Cemetery/Memorial: Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: I. C. 48.

Additional Info. Husband of Ann Pattie 15 Ogilvy Street, Tayport. Killed in Action at Arras. Headstone in France reads 'He Died For Me'."
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:32 pm    Post subject: Cowie, James C. Reply with quote


Name: James Cook Cowie
Age: 33
Date of Death: Friday 30 October 1914
Rank: Greaser
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit/Ship/Squadron: HMHS Rohilla
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Cemetery/Memorial: Tayport Cemetery

Additional Info. His Majesties Hospital Ship Rohilla was en-route from Port Edgar Naval Hospital, South Queensferry to Dunkirk to evacuate wounded soldiers on the 30th October 1914 when she ran aground on Saltwick Nab a reef about a mile east of Whitby.
More Information is available http://www.eskside.co.uk/ss_rohilla/"
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:33 pm    Post subject: Craig, James L. Reply with quote


Name: James Lyall Craig
Age: 31
Date of Death: Sunday 26 December 1915
Rank: Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Regiment/Service: Fife and Forfar Yeomanry
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 2057
Cemetery/Memorial: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta Grave Reference: C. III. 4.

Additional Info. Son of Peter Craig and Betsy Lyall.
Born in Auchterhouse, Forfarshire.
He was severely wounded in the Mediterranean and died of his wounds at sea en route to a hospital in Malta.
Scottish National War Memorial gives Date of Death as 2nd December 1915.
His brother Sidney also fell.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:35 pm    Post subject: Craig, Sidney. Reply with quote


Name: Sidney Craig
Age: 32
Date of Death: Saturday 02 November 1918
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 17th Siege Bty.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 92445
Cemetery/Memorial: Pommereuil British Cemetery, Nord, France Grave Reference: B. 56.

Additional Info. Son of Peter Craig and Betsy Lyall. Born in Auchterhouse, Forfarshire. Enlisted in Newtown, Montgomery.
His brother James Lyall also fell.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:40 pm    Post subject: Culross, James. Reply with quote



Name: James Culross
Age: 39
Date of Death: Tuesday 30 July 1918
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit/Ship/Squadron: 12th Bn.
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. 43383
Cemetery/Memorial: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery. Souchez, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: XIX. B. 5.

Additional Info. Son of William Culross and Annie Pattie.
Husband of M. J. W. Culross of 111 Randolph St. Buckhaven, Fifeshire.
Headstone in France reads 'Husband of M J Welsh 111 Randolph St. Buckhaven, Fifeshire'
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:45 pm    Post subject: Dawson, Martin R. McD. Reply with quote

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"Additional Info. Son of David Russell Dawson and Annabella Martin McDonald Vass Dawson of Taycliffe, Tayport.
Place of birth Rothiemay, Scotland
School Dundee High School, Scotland
Religion Presbyterian
Occupation Chartered accountant
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 35
Next of kin Father, D R Dawson, Taycliffe, Tayport Fyfe, Scotland
Previous military service Served in the Fife and Forfarshire Light Horse in South African War.
Enlistment date 20 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll 22 September 1914
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 16th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/33/1
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll 16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular ""Travelled all over the world. Came home to join up for South African War. Joined ranks from Preference, raised to Commission and mentioned repeatedly in despatches. Travelled for 5 weeks to Melbourne to join up for the War. Again chose ranks. Recommended for Commission a few days before he ""fell"". Twice severely wounded in S.A. War."" Details from Sister.Detai
Fate Killed in Action 27 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll) *Stated to be Martin Russell Dawson on NR
Place of death or wounding Gallipoli - At foot of Hill No. 60.
Date of death 27 August 1915
Age at death 40
Age at death from cemetery records 42
Place of burial No known grave
Commemoration details The Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 51), Gallipoli, Turkey
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal"
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:47 pm    Post subject: Dawson, William. Reply with quote


Name: William Dawson
Age: 46
Date of Death: Friday 30 October 1914
Rank: Fireman
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine
Unit/Ship/Squadron: HMHS Rohilla
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Cemetery/Memorial: Tayport Cemetery

Additional Info. His Majesties Hospital Ship Rohilla was en-route from Port Edgar Naval Hospital, South Queensferry to Dunkirk to evacuate wounded soldiers on the 30th October 1914 when she ran aground on Saltwick Nab a reef about a mile east of Whitby.
More Information is available http://www.eskside.co.uk/ss_rohilla/"
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:48 pm    Post subject: Duncan, James C. Reply with quote



Name: James Cameron Duncan
Age: 28
Date of Death: Tuesday 14 September 1943
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit/Ship/Squadron: Not Recorded
Honours/Awards: None Recorded
Service No. T/246354
Cemetery/Memorial: Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand Grave Reference: 8. F. 3.

Additional Info. Born 31st of August 1915. Husband of Margaret Allan Renton Pow of St. Andrews
Originally Interred in Wat Koke Mor Nong Pladok Cemetery.
Headstone in Thailand reads ""Beloved Husband of Margaret Pow and Dear Father of James Stewart Duncan."


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